Walk into any art shop anywhere in the world and you will be confronted with a vast array of products. This article aims to help save you money by offering advice on selecting only those items which you really need to get you started on your journey to becoming a watercolour artist.
Need to paint a dark background in watercolor? Need help in achieving depth or luminosity in your painting? This tutorial is my step-by-step process for creating both dark and luminous backgrounds.
Opacity sounds like a good quality for paint to have, right? Maybe. Discover the differences between opaque watercolors and transparent watercolors to see which is best for your paintings!
I love watercolor. It isn't as hard as everyone says. Armed with just a few simple techniques, you can be turning out some fabulous paintings with impressive skies. Come and see for yourself.
Learn to make colorful bookmarks using simple watercolor techniques and materials! A fun project for artists of all ages, making bookmarks is a great way to enhance your enjoyment of reading!
Do you want to try watercolor painting? Take these baby steps and soon, you'll be creating your own masterpieces. I've provided a list of materials that you'll need and tips on how to use them.
Columbine, 4" x 6" watercolor on cold press watercolor paper by Robert A. Sloan. The finished painting for this step by step demonstration. This step by step demonstration can be done using my colors and choice of flower, or you can use the...
There are moments when all of the practice pays off and you start to click with your watercolors. And what glorious defining moments they are.
This article will explain my approach to painting images of vintage cars. It will follow my process step by step to help artists create beautiful watercolor images of some of history's greatest cars.
Self portrait, Winsor & Newton Artists' Field Box watercolors in 5" x 8 1/2" Moleskine watercolor journal. Copyright Robert A. Sloan, October 2007, all rights reserved. In the watercolor self portrait I started my Moleskine watercolor journal with,...
Do you want to learn how to make art pieces from leftover watercolor paint? This is a fun way to use your extra paint and not throw it away. You can easily make several pieces and create an art wall gallery!
People have asked me if watercolor was hard. I had heard that too and avoided watercolor for a long time in favor of oils; I was afraid it would be too hard to tackle. My fears were unfounded.